Water Quality

Well Water Testing

Water Quality Information

For more information about water quality contact:

Eric McPhail
Colorado State University Extension
275 S. Spruce St.
Gunnison, CO 81230
970-641-1260

email: eric.mcphail@colostate.edu 
web: www.gunnison.colosate.edu  
   

Drinking Water Information



Private well water quality is not regulated. Providing safe drinking water from a private well is the responsibility of the well owner. For more information, read the below publications, or upload the  

The two publications above address the following topics:

·  Groundwater quality and potential contaminants

·  Naturally occurring sources of pollution

·  Installing a new well

·  Well location and setbacks

·  How to protect your ground water supply

·  Well construction and maintenance

·  Abandoned wells

·  Water testing

·  Interpreting your water test result

·  FAQs about well water quality


For more information and to learn where do get your water tested contact:



Eric McPhail
Colorado State University Extension
275 S. Spruce St.
Gunnison, CO 81230
970-641-1260

email: eric.mcphail@colostate.edu
web: www.gunnison.colostate.edu